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The Cradle of Civilization

Artist creator: Michael Peven
Categories: Bookwork / Digital Books, Photobooks, Scrolls & Concertina Books, Small Press Books

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Reference no.:NL/Pev.M/11.00 Place/Shelf:3DR

Book title: The Cradle of Civilization
Published by: Primitive Press
Year made: 2011
Place made: USA
Original: Yes
(No. in Edition)
Dimensions: 153 x 215
Binder: bound by M. Peven
Physical description: concertina fold
Medium: found images, text
Further information:
"[This book features] imagery from various sources including iconic war images from Viet Nam, WWII, the Spanish Civil War, movie posters, and Carnival in Rio, while Fred Astaire and Ronald and Nancy Reagan dance in and out of the scroll. Text from the Lao Tzu's Art of War is juxtaposed over and around the images." Michael Peven

(2nd edition)

Artist creator: Michael Peven

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IMAGES: The Cradle of Civilization

The Cradle of Civilization - 1

The Cradle of Civilization - 2

The Cradle of Civilization - 3